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Bulletin of the World Health Organization
versão impressa ISSN 0042-9686


Bull World Health Organ vol.80 no.10 Genebra Out. 2002

In this month's Bulletin

 ·  Violence is a health issue
Guerrero, Rodrigo

 ·  The worldwide problem of lead in petrol
Landrigan, Philip J.

 ·  Factors associated with elevated blood lead concentrations in children in Karachi, Pakistan
Rahbar, Mohammad Hossein; White, Franklin; Agboatwalla, Mubina; Hozhabri, Siroos; Luby, Stephen

 ·  Measles vaccine effectiveness and risk factors for measles in Dhaka, Bangladesh
Akramuzzaman, Syed M.; Cutts, Felicity T.; Hossain, Md J.; Wahedi, Obaidullah K.; Nahar, Nazmun; Islam, Darul; Shaha, Narayan C.; Mahalanabis, Dilip

 ·  Use of remote sensing and a geographical information system in a national helminth control programme in Chad
Brooker, Simon; Beasley, Michael; Ndinaromtan, Montanan; Madjiouroum, Ester Mobele; Baboguel, Marie; Djenguinabe, Elie; Hay, Simon I.; Bundy, Don A.P.

 ·  Treatment uptake by individuals infected with Plasmodium falciparum in rural Gambia, West Africa
von Seidlein, Lorenz; Clarke, Siân; Alexander, Neal; Manneh, Fandingding; Doherty, Tom; Pinder, Margaret; Walraven, Gijs; Greenwood, Brian

 ·  Sex- and age- specific relations between economic development, economic inequality and homicide rates in people aged 0-24 years: a cross-sectional analysis
Butchart, Alexander; Engström, Karin

 ·  Aerosolized measles and measles-rubella vaccines induce better measles antibody booster responses than injected vaccines: randomized trials in Mexican schoolchildren
Bennett, John V.; Fernandez de Castro, Jorge; Valdespino-Gomez, Jose Luis; Garcia-Garcia, Ma de Lourdes; Islas-Romero, Rocio; Echaniz-Aviles, Gabriela; Jimenez-Corona, Aida; Sepulveda-Amor, Jaime

 ·  Evaluation of the Haemoglobin Colour Scale and comparison with the HemoCue haemoglobin assay
Paddle, J.J.

 Policy and Practice
 ·  A public-private partnership for malaria control: lessons from the Malarone Donation Programme
Oyediran, A.B.O. Olukayode; Ddumba, Edward M.; Ochola, Samuel A.; Lucas, Adetokunbo O.; Koporc, Kim; Dowdle, Walter R.

 ·  The impact of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative on the financing of routine immunization: case studies in Bangladesh, Côte d'Ivoire, and Morocco
Levin, Ann; Ram, Sujata; Kaddar, Miloud

 Public Health Reviews
 ·  Surgical services for children in developing countries
Bickler, S.W.; Rode, H.

 ·  The implications for TB control of the growth in numbers of private practitioners in developing countries
Newell, James

 Books & Electronic Media
 ·  Secret agents: the menace of emerging infections
Drucker, Jacques

 ·  Evaluation of the Haemoglobin Colour Scale
Cherian, M.; Emmanuel, J. C.; Lewis, S.M.; Montresor, A.; Farley, T.M.M.; Savioli, L.; Stott, G.

 ·  One good decision at the Earth Summit: to improve sanitation
Walgate, Robert

 ·  Music, dancing - and a national policy: are challenging violence in Brazil
Jurberg, Claudia

 ·  New non-profit organization will support research to combat neglected diseases
Walgate, Robert

 ·  Europe finds US$ 200 million to support African clinical trials
Walgate, Robert

 WHO News
 ·  Change of leadership for WHO in 2003

 ·  WHO releases global reference guide on 325 essential medicines

 ·  European report shows growing inequities in wealth and health

 ·  Million-kronor prize will help launch Healthy Environments for Children initiative